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Senior Associate - Molecular Biology, Protein Technologies

Company: Amgen Inc.
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate- Molecular Biology, Protein Technology


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world.

Amgen's Therapeutic Discovery organization is seeking a Senior Associate to join the Protein Technologies department at our South San Francisco site. Protein Technologies is responsible for designing, planning and executing on the generation of key enabling reagents to support early discovery of small and large molecule therapeutics and ground-breaking modalities.

The successful candidate will join Molecular Biology group and is expected to apply molecular biology techniques to generate DNA constructs used for making proteins and cells lines for discovery and pipeline projects, including antibodies, bispecifics and membrane proteins.

Responsibilities will include: (a) design constructs; (b) apply automation and data management software to clone large panel of constructs for multiple projects; (c) interact closely with and hand off gene constructs to the downstream stakeholders.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a passionate scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree OR Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad training in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Biological Sciences

  • Proven skills in molecular biology techniques such as construct design and cloning for recombinant protein expression

  • Detailed knowledge in cloning, primer design, DNA sequence analysis software

  • Experience in high throughput cloning and in high throughput cloning microbial or mammalian expression

  • Experience in automation equipment

  • Desire to be a team player in a dynamic, cross-functional environment

  • Demonstrated scientific analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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